The H. V. Porter Films: 1932 to 1936 IHSA Boys Basketball Tournaments

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  • Published: 11 March 2015
  • Raw home movie footage of the 1932 through 1936 Illinois High School Association basketball tournaments, shot by H. V. Porter. Many thanks to the Meagher family for making this footage publicly available for the first time. An introduction to this material can be viewed on YouTube at teamrock.pro/user/watch?v=3Xutjhk-KD8.

    Sixteen games are featured, in this order:

    1932
    0:00:00 -- Morton of Cicero vs. Canton (championship)
    0:07:52 -- 1932 Chicago Cubs tickertape parade

    1933
    0:10:34 -- Springfield vs. Hutsonville (quarterfinal)
    0:12:52 -- Gillespie vs. Lake View (quarterfinal)
    0:14:46 -- Benton vs. Canton (quarterfinal)
    0:17:27 -- principals and coaches kill time around the University of Illinois campus
    0:21:39 -- Thornton vs. Springfield (championship)

    1934
    0:40:16 -- Thornton vs. Equality (semifinal)
    0:49:45 -- Quincy vs. Thornton (championship)
    0:58:01 -- 1932 Chicago Cubs tickertape parade

    1935
    1:00:14 -- Moline vs. Joliet (round of 16)
    1:01:19 -- Quincy vs. Rockford (round of 16)
    1:02:14 -- Springfield vs. Mt. Carmel (round of 16)
    1:03:21 -- Champaign vs. Deerfield-Shields (Highland Park) (round of 16)
    1:04:01 -- Thornton vs. Marion (round of 16)
    1:05:58 -- Springfield vs. Moline (semifinal)
    1:08:36 -- Thornton vs. Pekin (semifinal)

    1936
    1:16:07 -- Danville vs. Mt. Pulaski (semifinal)
    1:20:35 -- Decatur vs. Johnston City (semifinal)


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